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Melrose Quartet: Live at Cheltenham

Melrose Quartet: Live at Cheltenham (Melrose Quartet MQCD01)

Live at Cheltenham
Melrose Quartet

Melrose Quartet MQCD01 (EP, UK, December 2011)

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Recorded live during the Melrose Quartet's festival debut at the Cheltenham Folk Festival in February 2011.

Musicians

Nancy Kerr, fiddle, viola, vocals;
James Fagan, bouzouki, vocals;
Jess Arrowsmith, fiddle, vocals;
Richard Arrowsmith, melodeons, vocals

Tracks

  1. Margaret Fagan’s 50th Birthday Polka / Cheese Fairy Polka (4.01)
  2. Hauling On (4.17)
  3. Pilgrimage (4.15)
  4. When I First Came to This Land (Roud 16813) (3.44)
  5. I’m Going to Speke / Battle Swing (3.19)
  6. John Ball (4.36)

Track 1a James Fagan, Nancy Kerr;
Tracks 1b, 3 Jess Arrowsmith;
Track 2 Nancy Kerr;
Track 4 trad.;
Track 5a Joe Scurfield;
Track 5b Frederic & Jean-Charles Guichen;
Track 6 Sydney Carter

> Folk Music > Records > Melrose Quartet: Fifty Verses

Melrose Quartet: Fifty Verses

Melrose Quartet: Fifty Verses (Melrose Quartet MQCD02)

Fifty Verses
Melrose Quartet

Melrose Quartet MQCD02 (CD, UK, April 2013)

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Recorded by Andy Bell at Wavelength Studio, Doncaster;
Mixed by Andy Bell;
Mastered by Andy Seward;
Produced by Andy Bell and Melrose Quartet;
Photography by Kirsty Bromley;
Artwork concept and design by Lizzy Doe

Musicians

Nancy Kerr, fiddle, viola, lead vocals [1, 3], vocals;
Jess Arrowsmith, fiddle, lead vocals [4, 12], vocals;
James Fagan, bouzouki, lead vocals [2, 6, 10], vocals;
Richard Arrowsmith, melodeons, lead vocals [8], vocals

Tracks

  1. Santa Georgia (3.27)
  2. The Death of Nelson (Roud 18837) (4.18)
  3. Fifty Verses (5.04)
  4. Wedding Bells (2.08)
  5. Tom Tolley’s / Lucy’s Two (5.30)
  6. Bampton Fair (2.09)
  7. The Wanton Wife of Castlegate (Roud V14112) (3.44)
  8. Shepherd’s Song (Roud 284) (2.31)
  9. Polkas: Margaret Fagan's 50th Birthday / Cheese Fairy (3.47)
  10. Come and I Will Sing You (Roud 133) (3.47)
  11. When You Were Born / Rawling's March / March to Prague (7.12)
  12. Bright Morning Star (Roud 18268) (4.04)

Tracks 1, 3, 5b Nancy Kerr;
Tracks 2, 5a, 7-8, 10, 11a, 12 trad. arr. Melrose Quartet;
Tracks 4, 9b Jess Arrowsmith;
Track 6 Paul Wilson;
Track 9a James Fagan, Nancy Kerr;
Track 11b James Fagan;
Track 11c Richard Arrowsmith

> Folk Music > Records > Melrose Quartet: Dominion

Melrose Quartet: Dominion

Melrose Quartet: Dominion (Melrose Quartet MQCD03)

Dominion
Melrose Quartet

Melrose Quartet MQCD03 (CD, UK, November 2017)

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Produced by Tom Wright and Melrose Quartet;
Recorded and mixed by Tom Wright in December 2016;
Mastered by Nick Cooke at Nim Mastering;
Artwork and photography by Lizzy Doe

Musicians

Jess Arrowsmith, vocals, fiddle;
Richard Arrowsmith, vocals, melodeons;
James Fagan, vocals, bouzouki, guitar, mandolin;
Nancy Kerr, vocals, fiddle

with
Nigel Holmes, bass

Tracks

  1. Mariah’s Gone (Roud 3625) (3.29)
  2. Dominion of the Sword (4.20)
  3. A Generous Man / Carthy’s March (4.50)
  4. Hand Me Down (3.37)
  5. ‘Ware Out Mother (Roud 2551) (3.38)
  6. Anthem of a Working Mum (2.54)
  7. Low Quebec (3.16)
  8. The Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (3.12)
  9. Rise No More (3.17)
  10. Davy Cross (3.56)
  11. The Gallery / The Venus of Levershulme (3.26)
  12. Good Intentions (2.12)
  13. Rosslyn Castle (4.05)
  14. Raise Your Voice (2.48)

Tracks 1, 5, 8, 13 trad.;
Track 2 trad., new words Martin Carthy, James Fagan;
Tracks 3a, 7 James Fagan;
Track 3b Dave Swarbrick;
Tracks 6, 14 Jess Arrowsmith;
Track 8 Nancy Kerr;
Track 10 Paul Davenport;
Track 11 Simon Heywood;
Track 12 Paul Metsers